Michael Frishberg

Michael J.


Senior Advisor

Michael J. Frishberg is a senior advisor to Kroll’s Executive Leadership Team, based in New York.

In his previous role, Michael served as the firm’s Global Chief Operating Officer where he was responsible for driving operational effectiveness in all areas of the company. Prior to assuming the role of COO, Michael served as the Chief Operating Officer of Kroll’s Business Services practice, which includes Restructuring Administration, Settlement Administration, Issuer Services, Agency and Trustee Services, Notice Media Solutions and Business Support Solutions.

Michael joined Kroll in 2019 through the firm’s acquisition of Prime Clerk (now Kroll’s Restructuring Administration), a business he co-founded in 2013 to bring a technologically advanced, professional and cost-effective management solution to the claims administration industry. Before joining Prime Clerk, he was a Partner in the Restructuring Group of Kirkland & Ellis.

Michael holds a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. Among his many educational and charitable activities, Michael currently serves on the boards of the Children’s Museum of the East End and the Foundation for Education in Honduras. He is a founding member of the University of Michigan’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Council and a member of the University’s Museum of Art Director’s Acquisition Committee.


Valuation of businesses, assets and alternative investments for financial reporting, tax and other purposes.

Cyber Risk

Incident response, digital forensics, breach notification, managed detection services, penetration testing, cyber assessments and advisory.

Compliance and Regulation

End-to-end governance, advisory and monitorship solutions to detect, mitigate and remediate security, legal, compliance and regulatory risk.

Corporate Finance and Restructuring

M&A advisory, restructuring and insolvency, debt advisory, strategic alternatives, transaction diligence and independent financial opinions.

Investigations and Disputes

World-wide expert services and tech-enabled advisory through all stages of diligence, forensic investigation, litigation, disputes and testimony.

Digital Technology Solutions

Enriching our professional services, our integrated software platform helps clients discover, quantify and manage risk in the corporate and private capital market ecosystem.

Business Services

Expert provider of complex administrative solutions for capital events globally. Our services include claims and noticing administration, debt restructuring and liability management services, agency and trustee services and more.

Environmental, Social and Governance

Advisory and technology solutions, including policies and procedures, screening and due diligence, disclosures and reporting and investigations, value creation, and monitoring.